Child Development Fourth Edition with Psychology Cd- Rom : Text with CD-ROM
Edition: 4th 2001
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List price: $101.55
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Contents Note: Each chapter concludes with a Chapter Recap. 1. Themes and Theories What Is Development? Six Major Themes in Developmental Psychology Learning Theory Approaches Cognitive-Developmental Approaches Information-Processing Approaches Psychosocial Approaches Contextual Approaches What Develops? 2. Studying Child Development The Scientific Study of the Child: Historical Perspectives Research Methods in Developmental Psychology Ethical Issues in Developmental Research 3. Genetics and Heredity Principles of Heredity Transmission Gene and Chromosomal Abnormalities Genetic Counseling Developmental and Behavioral Genetics 4. The Prenatal Period and Birth The Stages of Prenatal Development Environmental Factors Influencing Prenatal Development Birth and the Perinatal Environment The Newborn 5. Physical Growth and Motor Skills Body Growth and Development The Brain and Nervous System Motor Skill Development Physical Maturity 6. Basic Learning and Perception Basic Learning Processes in Infancy and Childhood Sensory and Perceptual Capacities Perceptual Development Throughout Childhood 7. Language The Course of Language Acquisition Explaining Language Acquisition The Functions of Language 8. Cognition: Piaget and Vygotsky Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development Concept Development Understanding Psychological States Neo-Piagetian Approaches Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory of Cognitive Development 9. Cognition: Information Processing The Information-Processing Approach The Development of Attention The Development of Memory The Development of Problem-Solving Skills 10. Intelligence What Is Intelligence? Measuring Intelligence Factors Related to Intelligence 11. Emotion What Are Emotions? Expressing, Understanding, and Regulating Emotions Variations in Emotional Development Attachment: Emotional Relationships with Others 12. Self and Values The Concept of Self Self-regulation and Self-control Moral Development Prosocial Behavior and Values 13. Gender Gender Stereotypes Versus Actual Sex Differences Theories of Gender-Role Development The Socialization of Gender Roles Alternative Conceptualizations of Gender 14. The Family Understanding the Family Parents and Socialization Relationships with Mothers, Fathers, and Siblings Families in Transition 15. Peers Developmental Changes in Peer Relations Peer Group Dynamics Peers as Agents of Socialization Peer Popularity and Social Competence Children's Friendships 16. School and Media School Computers Television